All Entries For heart disease

The Hidden Heart Attack: New Study Explores How Women Are Missing the Signs of a Cardiac Event

Heart disease is the number one killer of women -- but according to new research, most women don't recognize a heart attack when it happens to them.
Posted 2/26/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 10 comments   112,997 views
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Take This Many Daily Steps for a Healthier Heart

Do you know how many daily steps you need for good heart health? The answer might surprise you!
Posted 1/23/2014  12:00:00 AM By:   : 49 comments   57,685 views
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8 Resistance Training Exercises

Be good to your ticker and your body with these easy sweat-free moves.
Posted 8/5/2013  12:00:00 PM By:   : 33 comments   41,419 views
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What Women Really Need to Know about Heart Health

February is Heart Health month, aimed at bringing awareness to the #1 killer in America. Today we're sharing an interview with Dr. Patrice Desvigne-Nickens on behalf of the NHLBI.
Posted 2/22/2013  12:00:00 PM By:   : 4 comments   22,277 views
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Women, Take This Doctor's Advice to Heart

As women, what can we do specifically to improve our heart health? What should we be doing to keep our ticker ticking? Heart disease is the #1 killer, after all!
Posted 2/14/2013  12:00:00 PM By:   : 27 comments   38,865 views
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You Asked: ''Should I Be Concerned about Going Over My Daily Cholesterol Limit?''

Is one day of high-cholesterol eating going to hurt your health?
Posted 8/7/2012  5:00:00 AM By:   : 26 comments   45,119 views
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Cooking from the Heart for the Heart

Heart Disease is preventable with diet and exercise. Eat the right kinds of fat with these heart healthy recipes from SparkRecipes.
Posted 2/15/2012  6:00:00 PM By:   : 22 comments   26,869 views
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Chef Meg's Heart-Healthy Meals Video

If you're on heart-healthy diet, that doesn't mean you have to eat boring foods.
Posted 2/13/2012  6:00:00 PM By:   : 3 comments   10,682 views
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Should You Consult a Doctor before Starting an Exercise Plan?

Should you consult a doctor before starting an exercise plan? Dr. Birdie knows the answer!
Posted 12/27/2011  2:00:00 PM By:   : 16 comments   32,210 views
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Reduce Your Stroke Risk – Eat More Fish

Learn seven key ways to reduce your risk of a stroke as well as the signs of a stroke so you can act FAST if you or a loved one experiences symptoms.
Posted 10/17/2011  2:00:00 PM By:   : 6 comments   16,524 views
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VIDEO: Hands-Only CPR Made Easier

Ken Jeong, an actor/comedian/physician, teamed up with the American Heart Association to create this funny video to help continue promoting hands-only CPR.
Posted 7/8/2011  10:00:00 AM By:   : 51 comments   20,875 views
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Improve Heart Health with Short Activity Breaks

Taking quick activity breaks at work give me a boost of energy and improve my concentration. New research shows those quick breaks might also be improving my health.
Posted 2/8/2011  5:34:58 PM By:   : 35 comments   21,042 views
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Go Red for Women Tomorrow, Feb. 4!

Each year more women die from heart disease than the next four leading causes of death including breast cancer so wear red tomorrow to show your support for making changes.
Posted 2/3/2011  11:10:48 AM By:   : 97 comments   23,512 views
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8 Strength Training Exercises for a Healthier Heart

Aerobic exercise plays a very important role in keeping our bodies and hearts healthy, but research shows that strength training is just as important especially the older we get.
Posted 2/2/2011  5:30:34 PM By:   : 40 comments   49,985 views
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Hands-Only CPR Can Save Lives

The American Heart Association is promoting new CPR guidelines that will make it easier to help during an emergency. Wouldn’t you like to learn how to help save a life?
Posted 8/6/2010  6:21:50 AM By:   : 63 comments   27,832 views
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